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G4S and Serco pay out £100,000 in youth restraint claims

G4S and Serco pay out £100,000 in youth restraint claims Fourteen say unlawful measures used on them as children, with cases coming to light after deaths of two teenagers Eric Allison and Simon Hattenstone The Guardian, Friday 24 October 2014 … Continue reading

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Bomb experts say land should be fully cleared

Bomb experts say land should be fully cleared Folkestone Herald By Joe Kasper joe.kasper@KRNmedia.co.uk 14 August 2014 A Bomb disposal company has recommended a full clearance of land in Hawkinge where ammunition casings have been found in the past. Shepway … Continue reading

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Historical Document of the Day – British link in shipment of arms to the contras

Historical Document of the Day British link in shipment of arms to the contras (607) The Sunday Times By JAMES ADAMS and MARK HOSENBALL 1 March 1987 A DOCUMENT found in the safe of Lieutenant-Colonel Oliver North, the disgraced White … Continue reading

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Contract award re security guarding services at the British Embassy Mogadishu and British Office Hargeisa, Somalia

Contract award re security guarding services at the British Embassy Mogadishu and British Office Hargeisa, Somalia Contract award – Investigation and security services (English) Tenders Electronic Daily 1 August 2014

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Asylum seekers move out of hotel

Asylum seekers move out of hotel The Bolton News By Elaine O’Flynn 2 October 2014 ASYLUM seekers staying in a Bolton hotel have moved out. Up to 30 people were placed in the Premier Inn by the Macron Stadium by … Continue reading

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Security guard jailed in Iraq for killing two bodyguards in gun rampage is on hunger strike and demanding to be brought back to Britain

Security guard jailed in Iraq for killing two bodyguards in gun rampage is on hunger strike and demanding to be brought back to Britain  Daniel Fitzsimons, 35, shot an ex-Royal Marine and an Australian man Murderer refuses to eat and … Continue reading

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Security firm to guard crime sites for police

News Security firm to guard crime sites for police The Daily Telegraph 1 October 2014 A POLICE force has hired a private security company to guard major crime scenes, in what is believed to be one of the first contracts … Continue reading

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It gets knocked down but G4S keeps getting up again

Business Comment Mark Leftly: It gets knocked down but G4S keeps getting up again Independent Online By Mark Leftly 25 September 2014 21:10 Westminster Outlook I should have known that I’d get little change out of a Labour shadow minister … Continue reading

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G4S ordered to pay pounds 6,000 to ‘humiliated’ disabled man

G4S ordered to pay pounds 6,000 to ‘humiliated’ disabled man The Guardian By Haroon Siddique 25 September 2014 A 79-year-old disabled former serviceman has been awarded pounds 6,000 damages after a judge ruled that he was humiliated by G4S prison … Continue reading

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Hodge hits at government ‘complacency’ over G4s and Serco

Hodge hits at government ‘complacency’ over G4s and Serco The Guardian By Rajeev Syal 9 September 2014 Margaret Hodge accused the government of shocking complacency yesterday after it emerged that two outsourcing firms being investigated for alleged fraud over Ministry … Continue reading

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